How to Match Your Qualifications to a Job Description

Sep 15, 2014

By Alison Doyle
Job Searching Expert

Employers will usually only spend a few seconds deciding if you are a good enough fit for a job to warrant a more thorough review, so you need to make sure that it is immediately obvious that you have many of the skills, experiences and qualities that they value most highly.

Make a List

The first step in making this impression is to create a list of the preferred qualifications for the ideal candidate for your target job.  If a job advertisement is well written and detailed, you might be able to assemble much of your list right from the ad.

 

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